Olympus E-5 In-depth Review
Olympus E-5 Specifications
|Price (body)||• EU: €1699
• UK: £1500
• US: $1700
|Body material||Dust & Splash Proof Magnesium body|
|Sensor|| 4/3 type Hi-Speed Live MOS sensor
17.3 x 13.0 mm active area
13.1 million total pixels
12.3 million effective pixels
RGB (Primary) color filter array
Fixed low pass filter (anti-alias filter)
|Dust suppression||Supersonic Wave Filter|
|Image stabilization|| In-body sensor shift
Three modes: Horizontal+Vertical, Vertical only, Horizontal only
Up to 5 EV Compensation (claimed)
|Image processor||TruePic V+|
|Image sizes|| 4032 x 3024
3200 x 2400
2560 x 1920
1600 x 1200
1280 x 960
1024 x 768
640 x 480
|File formats (Stills)|| RAW
RAW + JPEG
|JPEG compression||• SuperFine (1/2.7)
• Fine (1/4)
• Normal (1/8)
• Basic (1/12)
|Movie||• 1280 x 720 @ 30fps
• 640 x 480 @ 30fps
|File format (Movie)||AVI Motion JPEG|
|Lenses||• 4/3 standard lens mount
• Range of ZUIKO DIGITAL lenses available
• Multiply focal length by 2 for 35 mm equiv. FOV
|Auto focus||• 11-point TTL Phase Difference Detection
• Automatic or manual point selection
• EV -2 to 19 (ISO 100) detection range
• Contrast detect AF available in live view
|Focus area selection||• Automatic
|Focus modes||• Single shot AF
• Single shot AF + MF
• Continuous AF (Phase detect only)
• Continuous AF + MF (Phase detect only)
• Manual focus
|AF assist lamp||Yes, flash strobe|
|Exposure modes||• Auto
• Program AE (with shift)
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
|Sensitivity||• Auto (ISO 200 - 6400)
• ISO 100
• ISO 125
• ISO 160
• ISO 200
• ISO 250
• ISO 320
• ISO 400
• ISO 500
• ISO 640
• ISO 800
• ISO 1000
• ISO 1250
• ISO 1600
• ISO 2000
• ISO 2500
• ISO 3200
• ISO 6400
|Metering system||• 49-zone multi-pattern
• Range: 1 to 20 EV (50 mm F2, ISO 100)
|Metering modes||• Digital ESP
• Center-Weighted Average
• Spot (2%)
• Highlight based spot
• Shadow based spot
|AE Lock||• AE/AF lock button
• With shutter release half-press
|AE Bracketing||• 2, 3, 5 or 7 frames
• 1/3, 1/2, 0.7 or 1.0 EV steps
|Exposure steps||1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV|
|Exposure compen.||• -5.0 to +5.0 EV
• 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
|Shutter speed||• 60-1/8000 sec
• Bulb (up to 30 mins, default 8 mins)
|Aperture values||Depends on lens: 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps|
|Flash X-sync speed||1/60s -1/250s (1/3 EV steps) (Min. speed can be down to 60 sec)|
|White balance||• Auto
• Lamp (3000K)
• Fluorescent (4000K)
• Daylight (5300K)
• Flash (5500K)
• Cloudy (6000K)
• Shade (7500K)
• 1 custom presets
• Kelvin (2000 - 14000 K)
• Dual sensor WB measurement (external WB sensor and TTL)
|WB fine tuning||• Red - Blue: +/- 7 steps (2 mired each)
• Green - Magenta: +/- 7 steps (2 mired each)
|WB Bracketing||• 3 frames
• 2, 4 or 6 mired steps
|Color space||• sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Image parameters||• Picture mode (i-ENHANCE, Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone, Custom (default setting: Natural), Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Gentle Sepia, Cross Process, Dramatic Tone,In custom mode, basic 5 modes and adjustment is available.)
• Saturation (5 levels)
• Sharpness + Contrast (5 levels)
• Sharpness ((5 levels))
• Contrast (5 levels)
• B&W filter (Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
• B&W toning (Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green)
• Gradation (Auto, High Key, Normal, Low Key)
|Art Filters||• Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Gentle Sepia, Cross Process, Dramatic Tone
• Can be used in PASM shooting modes
|Drive modes||• Single
• Sequential shooting H
• Sequential shooting L
• Remote control
|Continuous||• 5.0 fps in Sequential shooting H
• 1.0 to 4.0 fps in Sequential shooting L
• RAW mode: Max. 16 frames. with SanDisk Extreme Pro 16GB
• JPEG mode: up to the card capacity with SanDisk Extreme Pro 16GB
|Self-timer||• 2 sec
• 12 sec
• Anti Shock: 1/8-30 sec delay
|Flash||• Built-in pop-up
• TTL auto / manual
• Guide no. 18
• Sync modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Slow syncro with red-eye reduction, Slow syncro, 2nd curtain slow syncro, Fill-in, Off, Bracketing
• Flash power: Up to +/- 3EV in 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps
• Hot shoe
|Viewfinder||• Eye-level single-lens view finder
• Field of view 100%
• Magnification 1.15x with a 50mm lens and -1 dioptre
• Eye point 20 mm at -1 dioptre
• Depth of field preview
• Dioptre adjustment -3 to +1 dioptre
• Focusing screen: Interchangeble
• Mirror: Quick return mirror
|Live View||• TTL by Image sensor
• 100% field of view
• Enlargement (5x/7x/10x/14x)
• Grid pattern, white/black out warning display, Shooting information, Histogram, IS activating mode
• AF: Contrast detection + Face detection / Contrast detection / Phase difference detection
|LCD monitor||• 3.0" transmissive TFT LCD monitor
• Swivel LCD
• 920,000 pixels
• 100% frame coverage
|Playback functions||• Single-frame
• Information Display (Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Shooting information)
• Index Display(4/9/25/100 frames, Calendar)
• Close-up (2 - 14x)
• Movie (w/sound, FF/REW/Pause)
• Slideshow(Still/Movie/Still+Movie, Slide show w/BGM/BGM+Sound/Sound)
• JPEG Editing
• Raw > JPEG conversion
|Storage||• Compact Flash (Type I and II) , UDMA
|Connectivity||• USB 2.0 (Hi Speed)
• Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
• IR Remote control (optional)
|Vertical / portrait grip||• HLD-4
• Shutter button, 2 dials (main & sub dial), 2 buttons (Fn & AF target button), dust & drip proof
|Power|| • BLM-5 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
• Approx. 870 shots (optical viewfinder) - CIPA standard testing
|Dimensions||143 x 117 x 75 mm (5.6 x 4.6 x 2.9 in)|
|Weight (inc batt)||• Body only 813 g
• 892g / 31.5oz. (incl. Battery and CF card)
|Box contents||E-5 Body, Li-ion battery BLM-5, Li-ion battery charger BCM-5, USB cable, Audio&Video cable, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS View2 CD-ROM, Instruction manual, Warranty card.|
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